Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

Jammu: Chamber of commerce wants Rohingyas out, warns launch of 'identify and kill' operation

Jammu: Chamber of commerce wants Rohingyas out, warns launch of ‘identify and kill’ operation

After Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, held a high-level review meeting on the deportation of Rohingiya Muslims from Jammu region, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Jammu on Friday demanded the immediate deportation...
Delhi frowns as China confirms it will meddle in Kashmir

Delhi frowns as China confirms it will meddle in Kashmir

New Delhi has reacted strongly to an article by the Chinese media where it confirms that it would meddle in the Kashmir problem. Delhi has said that it would not let China mediate on...
A boy from a recently arrived Rohingya family pumps water from a well at a makeshift site in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh while his brother watches the baby outside their shelter. Thousands of Rohingya are living in the area since fleeing the October 2016 violence in Myanmar. © UNHCR/Saiful Huq Omi

Over 168,000 Rohingya likely fled Myanmar since 2012 – UNHCR report

Study finds thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence and desperation have sought safety and stability in countries like Bangladesh and Malaysia in the last five years. BANGKOK, Thailand – More than 168,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar...
Aung San Suu Kyi, and European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini at a tense media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: AP

Trips abroad expose Aung San Suu Kyi’s Rohingya Muslim dilemma

Just a few years ago Aung San Suu Kyi was feted in the world's capitals as a democracy icon and defender of human rights. Families poured onto Myanmar's streets in 2015 when her National League...
U Wirathu and his entourage step off the plane in Sittwe airport on their way to visit Maungdaw Township in Arakan State

Concerns Surface Over U Wirathu’s Visit to Arakan State

RANGOON — U Wirathu, an ultranationalist monk notorious for his inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric, is visiting Maungdaw Township in Arakan State, where mostly stateless Muslims that identify as Rohingya have been the targets of deadly...
Order issued by Mallakam court over Rohingya Muslims migrant boat

Order issued by Mallakam court over Rohingya Muslims migrant boat

Mallakam Court has issued an order to consult the attorney general regarding the Rohingya Muslims who were taken into Sri Lanka Navy’s custody while on a migrant boat, and to report to the court...

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Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...